Birth name Miguel José Ferrer NationalityUSA Birth 7 february 1955 at Santa Monica (USA) Death 19 january 2017 (at 61 years)
Miguel José Ferrer (born February 7, 1955) is an American actor and voice actor mostly known for villainous roles, notably Bob Morton, the designer of the titular character in RoboCop. He also voiced the antagonistic Hun leader Shan Yu in Mulan (1998) and Big Boss in Rio 2. Ferrer's other notable roles include Dr. Garret Macy on Crossing Jordan, NCIS Assistant Director Owen Granger on NCIS: Los Angeles, Vice President Rodriguez in Iron Man 3, and FBI forensic pathologist Albert Rosenfield in Twin Peaks.
Miguel Ferrer est le fils de l'acteur américain d'origine portoricaine José Ferrer, et de la chanteuse américaine Rosemary Clooney, tante de George Clooney. Il est donc le cousin germain de celui-ci.
Dans les années 1980, Miguel Ferrer apparaît dans les séries télévisées Magnum, Chips ou encore Deux flics à Miami.
En 1987, il est révélé au grand public dans le film RoboCop avec son rôle de Bob Morton, l'un des vice-présidents de l'OCP.
Au début des années 1990, il fait partie de la série policière Twin Peaks. Il a participé au tournage de la troisième saison en 2016.
En 1995, il joue dans le clip de la chanson I Will Remember (tirée de l'album Tambu) du groupe de rock californien Toto.
De 2001 à 2007, il est le partenaire de Jill Hennessy dans la série Preuve à l'appui. À la fin des années 2000, il participe notamment aux séries New York, section criminelle, Médium, Les Experts, Psych : Enquêteur malgré lui, Desperate Housewives. Et de 2012 à 2016, il est le directeur Adjoint du NCIS dans la série NCIS: Los Angeles.
Son dernier rôle au cinéma est celui du vice-président des États-Unis, Gil Rodriguez, dans Iron Man 3 en 2013.
Miguel Ferrer est également le chanteur, batteur et percussionniste du groupe de blues rock The Jenerators . Leur reprise de la chanson Knockin' on Heaven's Door est d'ailleurs la musique de fin de l'épisode de NCIS : Los Angeles où un hommage lui sera rendu après sa mort.
Miguel Ferrer meurt le 19 janvier 2017 à l'âge de 61 ans, des suites d'un cancer de la gorge. Les acteurs George Clooney et Kyle MacLachlan lui rendent hommage
Vie privée et engagements
Miguel Ferrer a été marié pendant dix ans avec l'actrice Leilani Sarelle ; ils ont eu deux fils, Lukas et Rafael. Divorcé, il se remarie en 2005 avec Lori Weintraub.
Il était aussi un adepte du golf et du ski et a été l'organisateur d'un tournoi de golf annuel au profit du Centre hospitalier pour enfants de l'UCLA.
, 1h27 GenresThriller ActorsWill Yun Lee, Miguel Ferrer, Hiro Hayama, Mercedes Renard Roles Miguel Ferrer Rating37% Marcus Nang (Will Yun Lee), an ace hitman in the underworld was summoned to meet with three professional colleagues in a luxury hotel suite after completing a recent contract. The first to arrive are Cordelia Leigh (Mercedes Renard) and Chase (Oliver Williams). The sexy Cordelia is Marcus’s ex-girlfriend and an equally deadly killer. Chase, a brutal French assassin, is looking to make inroads into the business. The last to arrive is Eli (Miguel Ferrer), an aging gentleman who has been in the trade longer than he cares to remember. Mentor to both Marcus and Cordelia, it’s been years since Eli last saw the two. The situation takes on the air of a family reunion. Friendships are renewed. Past exploits are remembered. Except for Chase, an outsider who becomes fed up with the nostalgia and demands to get to the heart of the matter. Tension mounts, as Eli demands to know what went wrong with the kill. Marcus insists that it all went perfectly and that there’s nothing to worry about. Eli pressures him further; revealing that one of the two bodies is missing. Marcus remains adamant that he completed the job. But clearly, something is wrong. It becomes apparent that Cordelia has never forgiven Marcus for a dark deed in the past. Eli wants answers while Chase is driven to find the missing “body” and complete the hit. Tempers flare. Accusations fly. And cat-and-mouse game escalates. Each assassin harbors their own agenda and each is willing to sacrifice the others to fulfill it. Marcus’s life is in grave danger as the situation further deteriorates. And blood begins to flow. Various lies are peeled away. Marcus is indeed hiding something. What might he be hiding? How does it relate to the missing body? And why? The dark mystery unravels, leading to an explosive and deadly showdown where no one can be trusted.
, 1h29 Directed byLev. L. Spiro OriginUSA GenresComedy, Adventure ThemesFilms about animals, Films about dogs, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère ActorsOdette Annable, Marcus Coloma, Logan Grove, Erin Cahill, Logan Grove, Zachary Gordon Roles Delgado (voice) Rating46% After their wedding Rachel and Sam decide to start their own life. The Langham Hotel is willing to let anybody who can take the place of the landscaper and chef live in the hotel. Sam and Rachel bring Chloe and Papi to the hotel where Chloe and Papi meet Oscar and Jenny, the hotel's Doggy Day School teachers. Papi is less than thrilled when he discovers he will no longer be teaching the pups. Mr Hollis, the manager notices Chloe and asks if she can make appearances as the hotel has gained a major threat, Montague, the new hotel to rival the Langham. Because of this Sam and Rachel get the jobs. Rosa is also not much happier at the thought of Doggy Day School.
, 1h30 Directed byHany Abu-Assad OriginUSA GenresThriller, Action, Crime ActorsJeffrey Dean Morgan, Mickey Rourke, Josie Ho, Til Schweiger, Lili Taylor, Miguel Ferrer Roles Mr. Capo Rating45% "The Courier" lives in a derelict flat where he has adopted a mouse as his pet. When he visits his old friend Stitch at his boxing gym, he is contacted by a stranger who tasks him with delivering a suitcase to a man known as "Evil Sivle". The stranger does not know where Sivle is and explains that the finding of this person is the actual task. It is made unequivocally clear that the courier is at no liberty to refuse this mission and shall expect his own death should he fail. After the client threatens their loved ones, Stitch sends his family into hiding. The courier starts by hacking into the FBI database. When he needs a pilot, Stitch assigns him his adopted daughter, Anna. Although skeptical of her skill, the courier comes to respect her.
, 1h24 Directed byAlex Zamm OriginUSA GenresComedy, Adventure ThemesFilms about animals, Films about dogs, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère ActorsOdette Annable, Miguel Ferrer, George Lopez, Zachary Gordon, Elaine Hendrix, Emily Osment Roles Delgado (voice) Rating43% Just married, Papi (voiced by George Lopez) and Chloe (voiced by Odette Yustman) are trying to keep up with their five puppies Papi Jr, Lala, Rosa, Ali and Pep (voiced by Zachary Gordon, Madison Pettis, Chantilly Spalan, Delaney Jones and Emily Osment) running around the house, creating problem after problem. However, Papi shows a soft side for the pups and occasionally tells them of their ancient ancestors the Chihuahua Warriors often creating another problem. Aunt Viv (Susan Blakely), Chloe's owner, is in the rain forest for the next 6 months with her niece, Rachel (Erin Cahill) searching for plants for medical research. During this time Sam (Marcus Coloma), Papi's owner and now Rachel's boyfriend, is caring for the whole chihuahua family. Sam takes Chloe, Papi and the puppies back home to meet his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cortez (Castulo Guerra and Lupe Ontiveros).